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Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrrard. In this interview, Emily Halevy talks about her experience organizing a busload of women from the Atlanta area to attend the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017. She discusses the powerfully positive experience she had at the march, and how it energized her to get more involved in political activism at the local and state levels. She describes the positive effect that her and her husband's newfound activism has had on her family. Halevy discusses...
Dates: February 24, 2017
Abstract On January 21, 2017, millions of people worldwide took part in marches to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States. The first protest, which took place in Washington, D.C., was known as the Women's March on Washington and was intended as a response to anti-woman rhetoric and beliefs that were espoused during Trump's campaign. While women's and reproductive rights were at the forefront of marchers' concerns, many also protested the racist, anti-immigrant,...